Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees

Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • $25 for 7 Days
  • This permit allows all persons traveling with the permit holder in one single private, non-commercial vehicle (car/truck/van) to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase.

Motorcycle Entrance Fee

  • $20 for 7 Days

Individual Entrance Fee

  • $12 for 7 Days
  • This permit allows a single individual traveling on foot or bicycle to leave and re-enter the park as many times as they wish during the 7-day period from the date of purchase.

Death Valley Annual Pass

  • $50 for one year
  • Annual pass providing free entrance to Death Valley for 12 months from the date of purchase

The National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series

America the Beautiful Annual Pass
  • $80 for one year
  • Annual pass covering entrance and standard amenity fees for national parks and other federal fee areas. This replaces the National Parks Pass and Golden Eagle Pass.
4th Grade Pass - Every Kid in a Park
  • Free
  • 4th Graders can earn a free pass to all federal fee areas. Visit the website to earn the pass, print the voucher, and then redeem it for your pass when you visit your park.
Annual Pass for US Military
  • Free for one year
  • Annual pass covering entrance and standard amenity fees for all active military personnel and their dependents. (For active duty military personnel and dependents with proper identification (CAC Card or DD Form 1173)
Access Pass
  • Free for lifetime
  • Lifetime admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Admits only one motorcylce.
Annual Senior Pass
  • $20 for one year, from month of purchase.
  • Annual admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents who are age 62 or older.
  • Four Annual Senior Passes can be traded in for a Lifetime Senior Pass (described below.)
Lifetime Senior Pass
  • $80 for lifetime
  • Lifetime admission and discount pass for US citizens or permanent residents who are age 62 or older. Admits only one motorcycle.

Payment Locations:

Payment of the park entrance fee and purchase of annual or lifetime passes using either credit card or cash may be done at these locations during business hours:

  • Furnace Creek Visitor Center
  • Scotty's Castle Visitor Center (Closed until further notice)
  • Stovepipe Wells Ranger Station
  • Lone Pine Interagency Visitor Center
  • Furnace Creek Campground kiosk (when staffed October 15 to April 15)

Payment of park entrance fees using credit card may be done at fee machines 24/7 at:

  • Furnace Creek Visitor Center
  • Stovepipe Wells Ranger Station
  • Grapevine Ranger Station
  • Ryan Kiosk (east entrance to park on Hwy 190)
  • Zabriskie Point
  • Badwater
  • Hell's Gate (Daylight Pass Road)
  • Furnace Creek Campground (April 16 to October 14)
  • Sunset Campground (when open)
  • Texas Springs Campground (when open)
  • Stovepipe Wells Campground (when open)
  • Mesquite Springs Campground

Campground fees vary with each campground. The campground page gives you the breakdown.


Commerical Organizations and Large Groups

Commercial entrance fees, use permits, filming permits, research permits, special use permits, etc.

Last updated: September 7, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 579
Death Valley, CA 92328

Phone:

(760) 786-3200

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